Greater "cross talk" between the two sides of the brain also can make it difficult to perform two independent tasks at once -- the simultaneous "pat-the-head, rub-the-tummy" drills, for example. So the next president may want to avoid too much multitasking.
(Washington Post, 2008-07-04)
Career woman, mother (specifically, lipstick-wearing hockey mom), loving wife, avid hunter, caring daughter, fierce fighter, product of her own spunk and determination. After the speech, Republican strategists were rapturous over her potential appeal to female voters who perform similar feats of multitasking every day without complaint or recognition.
(Washington Post, 2008-09-05)